Education

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:16pm

Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.

The Homestretch

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:00am

This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Airing on WXXI-World, January 2, 2016 at 7pm. (Re-air dates through 1/5/17)

Recognize an American Graduate Champion

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 9:42am

Do you know a champion for education in our community? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! Share how they have made the commitment to help children and young people succeed by recognizing them as an American Graduate Champion.

Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

Innovation Conversation: Middle School Moment

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI’s Innovation Trail for a community conversation event about the dropout crisis in Rochester and upstate New York, part of WXXI American Graduate Week

 

Fizzy's Healthy Recipe Contest

Kids! Submit the healthiest, most delicious and kid-friendly recipes.

The One That Got Away

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:30pm

The One That Got Away examines the life of an at-risk youth and supports needed to keep kids on track.

The Vietnam War: PBS 30 Minute Preview

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 9:30pm

A PBS Preview of THE VIETNAM WAR will air after the National Memorial Day Concert. Get a 30 minute preview of the ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that is coming to PBS & WXXI-TV in September 2017.

Farmer Veteran

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:00pm

To cultivate his healing from post-traumatic stress disorder, an Army combat veteran starts a farm and explores its potential in Farmer/Veteran from Independent Lens.

The Bad Kids on WXXI-World

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:30pm

Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give underserved students command of their own futures.